Meaning of Diamond
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Diamond has the following meaning:
A jewel name, which is rarely used. Unlike Ruby, Emerald, Amber and other jewel names, this name was not in vogue in the era when other jewel names were fashionable. However it is now gaining popularity. It is the birthstone of the month April, and widely known as a woman's best friend.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.
As a baby girl name, Diamond is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 226 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In 2009, the name Diamond fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 53 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 501 in the Top 1000 charts.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Diamond in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Diamond is pronounced as die-muhn
The following names are baby names related to Diamond and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Diamond: Boys - Admiral
, Girls - Ammie
, Both genders - Albert
Common nicknames for the name Diamond are: Di
We think the name Diamond should fall under the following style category: Ladylike
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Diamond to be: A showy, attention grabbing woman who's always the center of attraction
In one word, you might describe Diamond as a(n) "showy
See other "showy" names for girls
The names of some famous persons by the name Diamond
(or its variants) are:Jared Diamond
, born on 10 September, a famous writer. Jared Diamond's background: American Evolutionary Biologist, Physiologist, Biogeographer and non fiction author. He is probably best known for his book'Guns, Germs and Steel' which won him the Pulitzer prize. He also received the National Medal of Science in 1999.Paul Diamond
, born on 11 May , a famous wrestler. Paul Diamond's background: Nickname. Originally named Tom Boric, he is a former professional wrestler. He underwent training for a profession wrestling at a Tampa Bay wrestling School, and subsequently started his career in 1985 as Paul Diamond.Neil Leslie Diamond
, born on 24 January, a famous singer. Neil Leslie Diamond's background: American singer-songwriter and occasional actor. From the 1960s to the 1980s, he was a successful pop singer and in 2002, he was ranked 3rd behind only Elton John and Barbra Streisand. Even though his sales may have declined in the 1980s, he still maintains a very loyal fan club. He has joined the ranks of the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1984 and in 2000, he was given the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award.